Sara Place

Sara Place 

Chief Sustainability Officer, Elanco Animal Health 

Sara E. Place is the chief sustainability officer at Elanco, where she provides customers with technical expertise on sustainability issues and supports Elanco’s Healthy Purpose initiative. 

Prior to joining Elanco, Place served as the senior director for sustainable beef production research at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and was an assistant professor in sustainable beef cattle systems at Oklahoma State University. 

Place received a doctoral degree in animal biology from the University of California, Davis; a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Cornell University; and an associate’s degree in applied science with a focus on agriculture business from Morrisville State College. 

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